Counselor - Los Angeles, CA Development Services.
Posting InfoPosting Dates: 03/10/2020 - No Closing DateJob Family: Social ServicesDepartment: Welfare Self Reliance DepartmentPurposesWe are looking for licensed professional counselors and rehabilitation counselors who seek inspiration as they assist those with barriers that prevent them from obtaining employment and achieving long-term self-reliance. Counselors are housed in the Deseret Industries store and support the Deseret Industries job training program. The ideal candidate will have a true passion for helping others heal emotionally, gain self-confidence, create hope, and identify viable vocational/career pathways. If this is you, come join a dynamic team as we empower individuals in their self-reliance journey "in the Lord's way"!This complex and rewarding professional position involves a variety of activities throughout the workday, such as: professional and individualized assessments, expert counseling and guidance-including crisis intervention and vocational/career counseling-consultation with Church leaders, while working cohesively with community resources and other stakeholders to achieve long-lasting change."Giving help to others-making a conscientious effort to care about others as much as or more than we care about ourselves-is our joy" (Pte. Russell M. Nelson, General Conference, October 2019).For more information about Development Counseling Services, please visit: https://www.ldsjobs.org/ers/ct/overview-development-counseling-services?lang=engResponsibilities70% Vocational Counseling: Provides development expertise and services for up to 150 associates annually (average of 60-76 at any given time). Assesses associates' vocational strengths, weaknesses, vocational impairments and gathers related disability information. Administers formal vocational assessments; analyzes and synthesizes the information. Guides the associate in creating a development plan. Processes enrollment of associates in c...